Sport at John McGlashan

Sport and cultural activities are seen as a major part of a student’s life at John McGlashan College.  Sport is encouraged for students in Years 7-13, as are the interhouse haka, singing, athletics, swimming and cross-country events.  Staff try to cater for a wide variety of interests and abilities and encourage both elite performance and enthusiastic involvement.  John McGlashan College has a proud history and strength in both sport and the performing arts.  They are seen as an important part of the College and contribute much to the culture and experience that is John McGlashan College.

All students from Year 9 through to Year 13 are encouraged to take part in at least one summer and one winter sport or activity.  If they choose an activity that runs for the whole year, they should also take part in at least one other activity in either summer or winter.


Sport director: Mr Carruthers

Phone: 021 924 714



Tournament Week Junior Hockey

The JohnMcGlashan junior hockey side competed alongside the best fourteen sides in the country. 

Posted: Sunday September 10, 2017

Two chess teams compete in Ashburton for Tournament Week

John McGlashan was placed a very competitive third and fifth.

Posted: Sunday September 10, 2017

John McGlashan U15 Rugby Tournament in Greymouth

Twenty four teams converge on Greymouth to find the South Island U15 Champs

Posted: Sunday September 10, 2017

Bronze for the Football Firsts

The McGlashan Football 1st XI completed a hat trick of tournament week medal-winning performances by securing a bronze at this year’s Jim Wishart Cup competition in Christchurch.

Posted: Sunday September 10, 2017